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The Department of Social Sciences was established in the year 1993. It offers three undergraduate programs.The Department strongly believes that a vibrant, goal oriented development requires a healthy interaction between society and state. The strength of the department lies in the commitment of the teachers and their close bond with the students. The perfect student –teacher ratio helps the teachers to closely monitor the students in combining academic excellence with civic consciousness. The department takes pride in achieving 5 Gold Medals in optional and 2 Gold Medals as toppers in overall B.A. from Osmania University. 100 % pass percentage since its inception in the OU Annual Examinations is a credit to the department.
The Department of Social Sciences aims
The Department of Social Sciences offers the following programs:
Basic Photography and Videography: The Basic Photography and Videography course was started in the year 2016. This 20 hour course offers basics in photography like still camera operation techniques, shots, photo editing and Basic video production techniques like script writing, programme production etc...
The department has organized Add on course on ‘Legal Literacy ‘for B.A. students for a period of 10 days. This course was very much beneficial for the students as it has enlightened them about various laws like:
Social Experiment within the campus by B.A MPML I II III on Bullying, Illusion, Attitude.
PPT Presentation, Directive Principles of State Policy by students of 2nd year BA (PPML & EPP)
Kathanika , Ashtadhiggajakavulu
Health & Hygiene In collaboration with Procter & Gamble
To create and make them aware of healthy habits of their regular mensurational cycle. Sanitary napkins were distributed by the volunteers of that company. A total number of 580 napkins were distributed to the students and attenders. Resource Persons: Ms. Lavanya, Jasmine Sureka
Let’s Vote Campaign.
Department of economics has organized ‘LETS VOTE CAMPAIGNE’ in Collaboration with Ennadu Newspaper on 8-11- 18. The session begin with the introduction of the speaker and followed up by the discussion on the importance of vote in our country and the responsibility that the youth to take up vote as a important tool for electing our representative.
Cynosure – A creative carnival- 22th August, 2019
The department of Mass Communication & Journalism of St. Pious X Degree & P.G College for Women, has organized a grand fest- Cynosure2k19- A creative carnival on 22 nd august 2019 at Nacharam, Hyderabad. The event began at 9 am with the inaugural speech of Mrs Malathi, HOD of Social Sciences department. It was followed by lighting of the lamp, a sweet prayer song and then scripture reading depicting the secularism in our country.
Cynosure – Intercollegiate Festival- 30th November, 2016
Cynosure was an intercollegiate festival organized by the Department of Social Sciences on 30th November 2016 on the college campus. The festival had various competitions like Short Films, Brand Quiz, Prank Call, Mock Press, Rock Band etc. Students from various colleges participated in the festival.
The final year mass communication students conducted a quiz for the second and first year students in August, 2016 on 'Branding and Advertising'. Around 50 students participated in the event.
Suicide Prevention week
Suicide Prevention Awareness Campaign 8th September- 16th September 2017
The Department organized Suicide Prevention Awareness Campaign in the college to bring awareness on suicide among the students with a theme ‘'Take a Minute Change a Life'’. Various activities like Flash Mob
Collage Competition, Guest Lecture, Psychological Counseling Sessions were organized in the College.
Psychology students participated in 2k run organized by Telangana Psychiatric Association on account of Suicide Prevention Day.
Mock Parliament – 3rd February 2017: The students of BA MPML, PPML and EPP participated in the Mock Parliament organized by the department. They took up the roles of different Ministries, Speaker and discussed on several current issues. This was done with an aim to make the students aware of Indian Parliamentary System
International Girl Child Day: 11th October
The department celebrated International Girl Child Day. Various activities like Poster Making Competition, Campus Radio programme and Guest lecture were organized.
The students of Mass Communication launched Campus Radio titled “"RADIO MUNCH"” on 17th August, 2017. The radio programmes are scheduled thrice a week during the lunch break.
The department celebrated constitution day on 26th November to bring awareness about the Indian Constitution among the students.
The department celebrated Gandhi Jayanthi. Activities like skits, elocution competition, collage competition, essay writing were conducted to promote the values of Mahatma Gandhi among students.
On 16th March, 2019, II year and III year students went on a field trip to Fever FM 94.3 Radio Station and Mahaa News television broadcasting channel.
The students went to the radio station in Jubilee hills where RJ Yash gave a brief history of radio in India and explained the hierarchy of people working in a radio station. He also busted some common radio myths that people have, along with giving the details of qualifications required to become an RJ. The students were also introduced to Ms. Amita, the Music Manager of the radio station, she explained her work and requirements of doing her job to a group of students. RJ Yash himself gave a little tour of the studio from where the live radio broadcasting is done as he explained the latest software which they use; the microphones and computer systems which come in handy while broadcasting and also gave a brief account of how to handle a radio program, he explained that the clocks in the radio station are nine seconds slower than the standard clocks, and any mistakes can be covered up in those 9 seconds when they can turn off the broadcaster.
In the news station, they saw the PCR and the studio along with the Chroma green-mat and the debate room and the news reader's desk which were adequately arranged in a single room with flood lights. They saw a teleprompter. They also witnessed a live news broadcast of a news reader and shooting of a recorded news show regarding Tollywood news. The students also saw the news feed, where the reporters send their reports as videos and/or pictures from the field through the satellite to the news station. They also saw the script writers, though they didn't have time to interact with them and ask questions. The respective students returned to college, at around 4.45pm.
The department of political science has shown the documentry on impact of Briish Rule In India. As it is the basic for understand the topic of Indian Constitution. BA (PPML & EPP) The Department of Political Science showed a documentary to the students of 2nd year BA (PPML & EPP). The topic was the Revolt of Independence 1857. Documentaries of World war -1 and world war -2. This was part of their syllabus of Paper-4 International Relations. BA (PPML & EPP) Video Lecture on topic: Relationship between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy. BA (PPML & EPP) The Department of Political Science has shown a documentary of Political Philosophy on famous political thinkers such as, Plato Aristotle and Socrates to the 1styear students of BA (PPML & EPP).
International Guest Lecture, IDP – Social science Higher Education at University of Leeds and Me Too Campaign. The Resource Persons were International Speaker Ms. Katucha Bento from Brazil and Mr. Peter from Ireland collaboratively with University of Leeds, U.K.
Department of Political Science
Deprtment of Political Science organised Guest Lecture on Electoral Litercay for Stronger Democracy for B.A(EPP,MPML,PPML) by Mr.Papa Rao, Assistant Municipal Commissioner, GHMC on 25th Jan, 2020.
Orientation on UPSC & CIVICLS
Department of Political Science Organized career Guidance program fro all B.A EPP/PPML/MPML. Resource Person were Dr. Satya Prakash Jha M.A, L.L.B PhD& Mr.Rajath Mishra Byjus Institute Hyderabad.
Guest lecture was organized by the Department of Political Science on
Department of Mass Communication
Guest Lecture was organized by the Department of Mass Communication on
Department of Public Administration
Guest Lecture was organized by the Department of Public Administration on
Department of Economics
On 19th August Department of Psychology organized Career Guidance for B.A I, II, III, MPML, and Resource Person was Mrs. Tina Fernandez from Pause for perspective, Begumpet, Hyderabad
The Department of Economics has organized an orientation Programme on “Meditation – Heartfulllness” which is the need of the hour. In the present scenario, stressful life leads to many physical disorders. Hence the department felt that an orientation on Meditation is the only solution to come out from various illnesses. So sessions were arranged for three different groups
Training for web-casting volunteers.
The Department of Economics has organized Training for web-casting volunteers on 25-3- 19. Around 100 students were selected from various streams as volunteers for Lok Sabha election. Medchal deputy Collector has trained the students for web casting and it is a socially responsible activity students have done the activity with much enthusiasm.
Guest Lecture was organized by the Department of Economics on
Department of Psychology
Guest lecture was organized by the Department of Psychology on
Fare Well. The Department of Social Science has organized farewell along with Student council to all the final year students with a theme of Retro.
On 5th September 2019, St.Pious X Degree and PG College for women celebrated Teachers day with Retro theme along with student council members The student council member conducted various programs such as Dancing, Blow the cup with balloon air contest, Ram walk – Best Retro attire, Brain game – Color recognition followed by refreshment for all the UG & PG Teaching staff and non Teaching staff.
Institutional Social Responsibility -Share a meal Divya Disha Foundation, Annapurna nagar, Bod Uppal Mallpur Road Hyderabad,Telangana. The Department of Social Science had taken up share a meal programme for which fund was raised up to five thousand seven hundred by all B.A students and Faculty.
The department of Social Sciences organized a Handloom expo. As the Government of Telangana is taking many initiatives to promote Handloom industry, the department had also taken a small step towards it by conducting this Handloom expo. The products were 100% natural, handmade and dyed with natural colors.
To support weaver community and help them in promoting their sales the department has organized a Handloom Expo in the college campus on 18th, 19th and 20th September 2017.The expo was open for the students, staff and neighborhood of the college. There were around seven stalls set by Co-optex, Bengal Cotton, Pochampalli, Banaras, Mangalgiri, Warangal handlooms and Jute Handicrafts. Around 150 visitors visited the expo and up to 80% of the stock was sold. The department and the weavers were happy with the success of the expo and planned to organize it every year.
The department also organized another extension activity as a part of social responsibility and organized a medical camp in collaboration with Lions club, A.S Rao Nagar on 23rd and 24th of November 2017. Inauguration ceremony was on 23rd at auditorium which started with lighting of the lamp followed by the message by the Principal. The members of Lions club enlightened the gathering regarding their work and the initiatives undertaken to help one live a healthy life in body, mind and soul.
The camp was opened for the students, staff and neighborhood of the college from morning 10.00 am to 3.00 pm in the afternoon. Six doctors i.e. Ophthalmologist, General Surgeon, Diabetologist, Physiotherapist, Homeopathy and Dental willingly rendered their services. A number of 1000 individuals made use of the services provided. The doctors and individuals were deeply satisfied and expressed their gratitude for arranging a needful one at college. With the success of the camp, the department planned to organize it every year.
Republic Club A write up on Club and Activities/Competitions
Republic-Club Activity’ As a part of club activity the department has conducted many events like Quiz; Elocution; Mock Parliament, Painting etc. on 19th 20tth February- 2019.Prizes were given to the winners.
On January 2nd 2020 Department of Psychology released suicide prevention booklet with title “No one else can play your part”. The content mentioned in the booklet is based upon spreading awareness and aimed to share the contact details of Psychology counseling helplines throughout the city and state. On January 4th 2020 Department of Psychology released Phoenophin club Journal Volume 1 issue 2 with the title “The cubs win big against the bear”.